And let me tell you, Valentine's is an excuse to use up a lot of bytes and pixels. So as a public service to anyone out there who hasn't made their reservations for Valentine's (and you're lucky enough to stretch it out all weekend if you'd like,) here's a treasure trove of opportunities for dining out with your sweetheart. [Note: Due to the sheer volume of info, I've done little editing from the original format that I received the news. All the links should be active.]
5th & Taylor
1411 Fifth Ave. N.
This Valentine’s weekend, guests at 5th & Taylor can expect menu surprises from chef and owner Daniel Lindley during dinner service on Friday, Feb. 12, Saturday, Feb. 13, and Sunday, Feb. 14, and Sunday brunch. Whether you are attached or flying solo, the ambiance and first-rate food at the Nashville hotspot is sure to make your experience a great one. For reservations, call or visit the website
1808 West End Ave.
This Valentine's Day, 1808 Grille is pulling out all the stopswith a four-course menu on Saturday, Feb. 13, and Sunday, Feb. 14, for $75 per person. Chef Jake Strang’s amorous menu includes a variety of items such as tuna poke, pear and parsnip soup, sous-vide duck breast and chocolate hazelnut crunch. For reservations, call or visit the website
Trattoria Il Mulino
144 Fifth Ave. S.
On Saturday, Feb. 13, and Sunday, Feb. 14, guests can fall head over heels for the San Valentino Dinner and the Il Mio Amore Dinner Package. The San Valentino Dinner is $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and includes a special prix-fixe menu, complimentary valet parking and strolling music. Diners who are looking for a little something extra can purchase the Il Mio Amore Dinner Package for $120 plus tax and gratuity, which includes all aspects of the San Valentino Dinner plus a rose with a romantic poem, a bottle of prosecco and a signature gift at departure. An optional wine pairing is available for an additional $35. To view the menus, visit the website. Reservations for the San Valentino Dinner and Il Mio Amore Dinner packages are required and can be made online
or by calling 615-620-3700.
102 19th Ave. S.
Midtown has extended the weekend to stretch from Thursday, Feb. 12, through Sunday night, Feb. 14, and is serving a separate Valentine's menu in addition to their regular fare. Here's the special offer:
What, you don't refer to Valentine's Day that way? Whenever I retire from this gig or make the leap to working at home with Google and earning at least $6,474 per check, the first thing I'm gonna do is unsubscribe from a whole lot of email newsletters. But in order to keep up with the news for you, dear reader, my inbox stays pretty stuffed with restaurant news and special offers.